List of Canis species and subspecies

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The following is a list of Canis species and subspecies.

Living species and subspecies[edit]

Side-striped Jackal Golden Jackal Coyote
C. adustus C. aureus C. latrans
C. adustus adustus C. aureus algirensis C. latrans cagottis
C. adustus bweha C. aureus anthus C. latrans clepticus
C. adustus gray C. aureus aureus C. latrans dickeyi
C. adustus kaffensis C. aureus bea C. latrans frustror
C. adustus lateralis C. aureus cruesemanni C. latrans goldmani
C. adustus notatus C. aureus indicus C. latrans hondurensis
C. aureus lupaster C. latrans impavidus
C. aureus moreotica C. latrans incolatus
C. aureus naria C. latrans jamesi
C. aureus riparius C. latrans latrans
C. aureus soudanicus C. latrans lestes
C. aureus syriacus C. latrans mearnsi
C. latrans microdon
C. latrans ochropus
C. latrans peninsulae
C. latrans texensis
C. latrans thamnos
C. latrans umpquensis
C. latrans vigilis


Gray Wolf Black-backed Jackal Ethiopian Wolf
C. lupus C. mesomelas C. simensis
C. lupus albus C. mesomelas mesomelas C. simensis citernii
C. lupus alces C. mesomelas schmidti C. simensis simensis
C. lupus arabs
C. lupus arctos
C. lupus baileyi
C. lupus beothucus
C. lupus bernardi
C. lupus campestris
C. lupus chanco
C. lupus columbianus
C. lupus crassodon
C. lupus dingo [domestic dog]
C. lupus familiaris [domestic dog]
C. lupus floridanus
C. lupus fuscus
C. lupus gregoryi
C. lupus griseoalbus
C. lupus hattai
C. lupus hodophilax
C. lupus hudsonicus
C. lupus irremotus
C. lupus italicus
C. lupus labradorius
C. lupus ligoni
C. lupus lupus
C. lupus lycaon
C. lupus mackenzii
C. lupus manningi
C. lupus mogollonensis
C. lupus monstrabilis
C. lupus nubilus
C. lupus occidentalis
C. lupus orion
C. lupus pallipes
C. lupus pambasileus
C. lupus rufus
C. lupus signatus
C. lupus tundrarum
C. lupus youngi
Red Wolf proposed segregates of Gray Wolf
C. rufus rufus Canis himalayaensis
C. rufus floridanus Canis indica
C. rufus gregoryi Canis lycaon

Prehistoric species[edit]

Common names from Kurtén and Anderson.[1]

C. acutus
C. antiquus
C. apolloniensis
C. armbrusteri (Armbruster's Wolf)
C. arnensis
C. atrox
C. avus
C. brachypus
C. brevirostris
C. cautleyi
C. cedazoensis (Cedazo Dog)
C. chiliensis (Chilean Wolf)
C. cipio
C. dirus (Dire Wolf)
C. edwardii (Edward's Wolf)
C. etruscus
C. falconeri (Falconer's Wolf)
C. ferox
C. khomenkoi
C. kuruksaensis
C. lepophagus (Johnston's Coyote)
C. lupus hodophilax (Honshu Wolf)
C. lupus hattai (Hokkaido Wolf)
C. majori
C. medius
C. michauxi
C. moreni
C. mosbachensis
C. nehringi
C. neschersensis
C. palaeoplatensis
C. petenyi
C. protoplatensis
C. robustus
C. strandi
C. suessi
C. terblanchei
C. ursinus
C. variabilis
C. velaunus
C. volgensis
C. yuanmoensis

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kurtén, B. and E. Anderson (1980). Pleistocene Mammals of North America. Columbia University Press. ISBN 0-231-03733-3.